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Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

The AAMC is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

We develop strategic initiatives to cultivate a diverse and culturally prepared workforce, advance inclusion excellence, imbue equity-mindedness, and enhance engagement with local communities. Learn more about our mission, goals, programs and initiatives, organized by portfolio.


What's New in Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Healthcare Executive Diversity and Inclusion Certificate (HEDIC) Program

March-August 2023
Washington, DC and Virtual

This six-month program is specifically designed to develop the competencies leaders need to drive diversity as a core component of excellence in health care. Applications are due January 23, 2023.


IDEAS Learning Series: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-racism

A monthly webinar series to help you foster inclusive environments; create equitable advancement, promotion, and tenure policies; and promote anti-racist policies, education, and institutional practices.


Restorative Justice in Academic Medicine (RJAM) Facilitator Training

February 22-24, 2023
Washington, DC

This in-person program teaches a relational framework for responding to harm and will help practitioners develop the skills to create more supportive, inclusive, and resilient learning communities.


DEI Competencies Across the Learning Continuum

These cross-continuum competencies help educators design and deliver curricula and related activities and help learners with their individual professional development in diversity, equity, and inclusion.


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David A. Acosta, MD

“Understanding the assumptions and behaviors that are tied to our implicit biases allows teams to engage and embrace their differences and move toward solving complex problems.”

David A. Acosta, MD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

MedEdPORTAL: Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity

Our collection of diversity, inclusion and health equity resources.

Academic Medicine: Justice, Disparities, and Meeting the Needs of Our Most Vulnerable Populations

Our collection of articles about how to eliminate inequities in care received by vulnerable and underserved populations.